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  1. Landslide Blocks Nepal's Kaligandaki River

    26 May 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Nepali Times Thousands of people living along Kaligandaki River have fled their homes fearing a flash flood after a massive landslide blocked Kaligandaki River. Kaligandaki River has virtually dried up ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2015 - 10:50

  2. UK Aid Groups Warn of Waterborne Disease Threat in Nepal

    6 May 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A group of 13 UK-based humanitarian aid groups warned this week that there is a high risk that cholera, dysentery and other serious waterborne diseases will break out in Nepal in the aftermath ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2015 - 11:05

  3. Quake-Damaged Pipes Leave Kathmandu Without Water; UN Appeals for Funds

    4 May 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Residents of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, are facing severe water shortages after last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake destroyed water pipelines in the city. Water tankers are now the main ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:37

  4. Nepal Quake Affects Hydropower Plants

    1 May 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU International Water Power and Dam Construction Concerns have been raised that hydropower plants in Nepal may have been badly affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which hit the country at ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2015 - 08:56

  5. Nepalese Quake Victims Highlight Poor Relief and Rescue Work

    28 Apr 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU New Kerala Disaffection mounted in Nepal on Monday as people hit hard by the country's worst earthquake in 81 years alleged poor relief and rescue work, a point frankly admitted to by officials. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2015 - 09:45

  6. Nepal’s Earthquake Victims in Urgent Need of Water, Food Shelter: Aid Workers

    27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal The 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend has killed over 3,700 people and left survivors in urgent need of water, food items and shelter, according to aid workers. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2015 - 10:22

  7. Nepalese Board Approves Hydropower Projects

    17 Feb 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Energy Business Review The Nepal Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has approved the development of hydropower projects in the county. The proposal to develop 92% FDI-funded 65MW Kaligandaki Upper hydro ...

    Local Press Report - 02/17/2015 - 10:30

  8. US Constructs Emergency Tube Wells in Nepal

    11 Feb 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Business Standard The US along with Nepali armed forces has constructed seven deep tube wells in the Kathmandu Valley at a cost of USD 1.3 million to provide emergency water supply in the event of a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2015 - 10:32

  9. India to Fund Nepalese Hydropower Project

    26 Jan 2015- 11:05 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Economic Times India has come forward to fund Pancheshwar multi-purpose project of Nepal worth Rs 1500 crore for countering the Kheri floods in the region here. The Indian government has resolved to fund ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2015 - 11:05

  10. Nepal Improves Water, Sanitation, Other Development Goals: UNICEF

    15 Jan 2015- 10:42 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Himalayan Times Nepal has achieved remarkable progress on reducing early childhood mortality, improving public health and nutrition and immunization, preventing deaths from diarrhea, fever and acute ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2015 - 10:44

  11. Melting Glaciers Threaten Nepal's Capital

    14 Jan 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Bloomberg The capital of the poorest Asian country after Afghanistan already is feeling the effect: Rising temperatures are crimping power and food supplies as rural migrants stream to a city of 1 million ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2015 - 10:33

  12. Nepal Scraps Hydropower Projects

    5 Jan 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU eKantipur Amid controversy over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority’s (CIAA) direction to scrap licences of hydropower projects, the Ministry of Energy (MoE) is doing what the anti-graft ...

    Local Press Report - 01/05/2015 - 10:15

  13. India's Exim Bank Lends Nepal $1 Billion for Hydropwer, Irrigation

    4 Dec 2014- 09:50 by Local Press Report MUMBAI Exim Bank of India Export-Import Bank of India [Exim Bank] has, at the behest of Government of India, extended a Line of Credit [LOC] of USD 1 billion to the Government of Nepal for financing Hydropower, ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2014 - 09:50

  14. Nepal Gives Indian Company Permission to Construct Hydropower Facility

    25 Nov 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Reuters Nepal has given an Indian company permission to build a 900 megawatt hydropower plant, government officials said on Monday, as the Himalayan state looks to ease chronic energy shortages by opening ...

    Local Press Report - 11/25/2014 - 10:08

  15. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

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